"We're going to close nursery, elementary and high schools for three weeks," French President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised address to the country, according to the Associated Press.
The sooner Macron and Kurz confront political Islam, the better.
A 13-year-old student in France accused her teacher of Islamophobia last year, prompting her father to launch a social media campaign against him, which ultimately led to his brutal murder.
A newly proposed bill says people who refuse to get a COVID vaccine or test could be limited from gaining access to public transportation or certain activities in France.
Macron is among a number of world leaders who've tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began.
The 42-year-old tested positive having displayed symptoms, and is now beginning a seven-day isolation period.
The fallout from a clip of French officers beating a Black man has intensified as President Macron's government pushes a new bill that critics say would make it illegal to publish images or footage of police activity.
The three police officers involved in the incident were questioned in custody and have been suspended.
French President Emmanuel Macron's statement comes days after the U.S. secretary of state raised eyebrows by claiming there would be a "smooth transition to a second Trump administration."
Crises disproportionately hurt women and girls, and COVID-19 proves the rule.
The French president said Biden's win was proof that world leaders had to "stand firm against all the headwinds."
"The new U.S. administration should reconsider its inhumane behaviors toward other countries," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
It was 1971 when France last went a calendar year without a terror attack.
Move comes after three killed in the French city of Nice by a knifeman who struck on Thursday morning.
"The virus is circulating in France at a speed that even the most pessimistic forecasts had not anticipated," French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday.
Macron is embroiled in accusations of Islamophobia after refusing to condemn cartoons considered blasphemous by some Muslims.
Europe must find its backbone and join the U.S. in holding Iran accountable.
"If they [the Lebanese leaders] can't do it, I'll take my political responsibility," the French leader said in Beirut.
General de Gaulle made an appeal from London to inspire the French resistance to keep fighting against the Nazi occupation.
President Donald Trump is pushing for the G-7 summit of world leaders to be held in person at the White House.
A Twitter trend emerged late Monday in France which translates to English as "If I Was Jewish," prompting outcries of unchecked anti-Semitism just days after French lawmakers passed sweeping online anti-discrimination legislation.
Defecting MPs accuse Macron of breaking a number of promises and moving away from the political center ground and running a conservative government.
The French president said things had happened in China people elsewhere in the world "don't know about" amid questions of a coverup.
Emmanuel Macron's interest in the drug has highlighted disagreements between medical professionals over the drug's reported effectiveness.
Sixty-four percent of respondents said they had "no confidence" in Trump to "do the right thing."
Trump spent his two days in London lashing out at allies and creating new rifts, but host Boris Johnson avoided the worst of the flak by limiting his interaction with the president.
"These are people who run countries...these are people who are talking about serious things," Tom Nicols said in an interview with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough. "And the president is always out of his depth in those environments."